DFS <nospam@xxxxxxxx> writes:
> Roy Schestowitz wrote:
>> | As I was flying about ten thousand miles east on my birthday and had to
>> | put my watch forward denying me seven hours of it, I decided to buy
>> | myself a present: a new laptop. As on this new toy I had no intention of
>> | ever running any Microsoft software, I asked for one without their
>> | operating system and for them not to charge me for it. They asked me
>> | what I was going to install, and I said "Ubuntu GNU/Linux". Then came
>> | the surprise: they supplied me with an off-the-shelf laptop with
>> | GNU/Linux preinstalled.
> You "conveniently" forgot the next couple sentences:
> "The distribution was Linpus, an eastern made one I believe, it was quite
> old and X was not installed and was not very useful. My suspicions are that
> they stock these laptops so they can supply to customers who install
> pirated versions of MS-Windows rather than expecting people will use
> GNU/Linux itself."
Hilarious : good catch!!!!!!! Poor old Roytoy : does he ever read the
articles he's so keen on posting? Maybe he should run them past Mark?
They install a Linux version for people to make do with until
they stick on pirated windows.
Funniest thing I've read here in ages : except for KÃhlmann's rantings
> Windows: worth stealing
> Linux: pssst! Wipe it and install Windows.
> (btw, your selective quoting as per above is an example of why I have you
> plonked. Just now I'm using Knode 0.9.2 (full of bugs) on Slackware so I
> see your psychotic mound of NEWS posts. Why are half of them about
You must be present to win.